History of Pennsylvania
Try to answer these questions about the history of the state of Pennsylvania.
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Who founded the colony of Pennsylvania?
What religious group was he part of?
What Philadelphia resident published "Poor Richard's Almanack"?
What document was written in Philadelphia in 1787?
What two cities once had America's largest steel industries?
What steel tycoon became a philanthropist who founded 3,000 libraries?
What river did George Washington cross to travel from Pennsylvania to New Jersey?
Where did George Washington harbor his troops in the winter of 1777-1778?
Anthracite mining has been an important part of Pennsylvania's economy? What is anthracite?
What was discovered in Titusville in 1859?
For what disease did Jonas Salk develop a vaccine while working at the University of Pittsburgh?
What Pennsylvania company, founded in 1894, is one of the world's largest chocolate makers?
What group of Swiss religious nonconformists moved to Pennsylvania in the 1700s
(and still live there today)?
What sports movie, set in Philadelphia, won an Oscar for Best Picture in 1977?
What basketball player scored 100 points in a single game while playing
for the Philadelphia Warriors?
What country established Fort Nya Gothenburg, the first European settlement in Pennsylvania?
What city had a terrible flood in 1889 after a dam collapsed?
What line, surveyed in the 1760s, separates Pennsylvania from Maryland?
What nuclear plant had a meltdown in 1979?
Three Mile Island
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